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Aotea acus


Aotea acus was originally described as Aotea acus by Phillipps in 1926. It belongs to the family Ophichthidae and subfamily Myrophinae. It is found in Salt water.
Species   acus
AuthorWI   Phillipps [W. J.]
AuthorNI   Phillipps
Qualification   ---
Year   1926
Status   Synonym
Osteichthyes Osteichthyes
Anguilliformes Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Myrophinae Myrophinae
Genus   Aotea
Subgenus   ---

Class   Osteichthyes
Order   Anguilliformes
Family   Ophichthidae
Subfamily   Myrophinae
Genus   Aotea
Original Name   Aotea        
Taxon Name   acus
Original Combination   Aotea acus
Original Genus  
Original Genus Species   Aotea acus
OriginalSubGenus   Aotea
Original Author   Phillipps
Original AuthorWI   Phillipps [W. J.]
Original Qualification   ---
Original Year   1926
Original Family  
Original SubFamily   Myrophinae
Original Level   species
Type Locality   Cook Strait, New Zealand (stomach content).
Type Catalogue   Type catalog: Hardy 1990:7 [ref. 18942].
Primary Code   Holotype
Primary Type   NMNZ P.285
Journal   Trans. N. Z. Inst.
Citation   v. 56
Page   534
Illustrations   Pl. 90

SubSpecies AuthorWI ---
Qualification SS ---

Current Subspecies AuthorWI ---

Current Genus Species Scolecenchelys breviceps
Current Species breviceps
Current Genus Scolecenchelys
Current AuthorWI Günther [A.]
Current AuthorNI Günther
Current Year 1876
Current Family Ophichthidae
Current Subfamily
Myrophinae Myrophinae

Habitat Marine.        
Water Salt water

Current Summary   Synonym of Scolecenchelys breviceps  (Günther 1876). Ophichthidae: Myrophinae.
Name History   •Mention -- (McCosker 1977:59 [ref. 6836]). •Synonym of Muraenichthys breviceps Günther 1876 -- (Gomon et al. 1994:200 [ref. 22532]). •Synonym of Scolecenchelys breviceps (Günther 1876) -- (Castle & McCosker 1999:121 [ref. 24075], McCosker 2006:22 [ref. 28592]).

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